We thought you might be curious about how the retail marijuana tax money is going to be spent. The money for school construction (up to $40 million) has already been taken out of the equation, as has the shareback to… Read More ›
2014 Colorado Cannabis Legislative Update
The 2014 legislative session is almost at an end and we’re still standing. Here’s a little update on where we are, in no particular order, moving into these final days. HB1122, a clean-up bill, defines “locked and enclosed” among other… Read More ›
TAKE ACTION! Help get medical marijuana for PTSD in Colorado!
I want to let you know about a recent bill, HB14-1364 that adds post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to the list of ‘debilitating medical conditions’ that qualify for a Medical Marijuana recommendation. This timely bill addresses a major gap in access to medical marijuana… Read More ›
Cannabis reduces symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in an open study
Cannabis is associated with reductions in symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in some patients. This is the result of a chart review of 80 patients with PTSD using cannabis according to the medical cannabis law of New Mexico. This… Read More ›
U.S. is the most anxious country on the planet, and we’ve got a drug for that!
This is a really good look at benzodiazepines like Xanax, Valium, Klonopin, and Ativan, and the anxiety epidemic in America from 5280. (Please read through to my comments below.) More than 40 million American adults are currently diagnosed as having anxiety,… Read More ›
Could Cannabis Really Be an ‘Exit Drug’?
By Laurel Dewey, reblogged from Ladybud.com When Joe hit rock bottom, he knew it. At age sixty, he’d been drinking since he was sixteen and his liver was a mess. Every time he tried to quit in the past, he failed…. Read More ›
All About Addictions: Infographic
Are you sure you know all about addictions? We all know about the dangers of alcoho., drugs and nicotine. But these aren’t theonly addictive substances. Many of us face behavioral addictions, from caffeine to shopping to sex. Let’s take a… Read More ›
Cannabinoid Hyperemisis Syndrome: Real or Not Real?
In researching cannabis, I run across some pretty weird studies once in awhile. I thought I’d share with you these studies related to a new “syndrome” that’s being linked to long-term marijuana use. This condition has pretty unusual symptoms of severe… Read More ›
Preventing marijuana-induced memory problems with over-the-counter painkillers
A new study shows that adding a low dose of a familiar nSAID to cannabis treatment could really help memory issues with Altzheimers. “Our studies have solved the longtime mystery of how marijuana causes neuronal and memory impairments,” says senior… Read More ›
The Heart of the Matter: The Self-Stupifying Narcissism of the Anti-Pot Brigade
Barry Eisler nailed it! This is the heart of what’s behind many of the rules, regulations and prohibitions in our society, but clearly those related to drugs, sex and other lifestyle preferences. The inability to distinguish between subjective taste and… Read More ›